Marissa Mayer, New Yahoo! CEO, Announces She’s Pregnant

A huge day for the longtime Google star. And nobody on the Yahoo! board was fazed in the least, she says.

2. The same day Marissa Mayer was named CEO of Yahoo!, she told “Fortune” that she’s pregnant with her first child.

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3. Yahoo!’s board had no problem with it. “They showed their evolved thinking,” Mayer said.


4. Mayer has been a leading advocate for women in tech.

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5. “I like to stay in the rhythm of things…My maternity leave will be a few weeks long and I’ll work throughout it.”


6. Mayer, 37, said she wants the guy she is replacing, Ross Levinsohn, to stick around, and called him “a phenomenal executive.”

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